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Scientific theory and industrial practice: A doctorate at Audi

Wanted: innovative ideas and inquiring minds – If scientific theory continues to fascinate you after you have graduated, but practical application is important to you as well. If you have innovative ideas and an inquiring mind. Then there is a solution for you at Audi: a doctorate.

Helping to develop the car of the future

Doctoral students, professors and representatives of AUDI AG co-operate on developing pioneering new technologies and innovative ideas. "Vorsprung durch Technik" is more than just a theoretical vision in this context. It is put into practice by linking professional know-how with scientific expertise – helping to develop the car of the future.

Facts about a doctorate at Audi

  • Duration: 3 years
  • Temporary employment contract (20 hours a week)
  • Projects possible in all areas of the company's business divisions
  • Supervision by Audi via mentors
  • Doctoral students' network
  • Lecture series
  • Doctoral students' conference
  • 3 years of professional experience at Audi
  • Please apply online to our vacant positions three to five months before your preferred start of the doctorate.

Co-operation with universities

Another possibility is to obtain a doctorate in the context of our university co-operation programme.


    Ingolstadt Institute of the Technical University of Munich


    Main areas: Driving analysis and simulation


    Ingolstadt Institute of the University of Erlangen-Nuremberg


    Main areas: Information technology and new materials

  • INI.UniBw

    Ingolstadt Institute of the Universität der Bundeswehr München


    Main areas: Electrical drive technology and on-board power supply networks

  • HIN

    Neckarsulm Technical Institute, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), University of Stuttgart and Heilbronn University


    Main areas: Power units and lightweight construction

  • RC

    Research Center, Ingolstadt University of Applied Sciences


    Main areas: Development and production

  • AHI

    Audi Hungaria Institute, Budapest University of Technology and Economics and Széchenyi István University, Györ


    Main areas: Power units and production

  • AHMT

    Audi Hungaria chair for internal combustion engines, Széchenyi István University in Győr – Hungary


    Main areas: Engine mechanics and tribology


    Ingolstadt Institute of the LMU Munich


    Main areas: Human resources, marketing, sales

  • INI.KU

    Ingolstadt Institute of the Catholic University Eichstätt-Ingolstadt


    Main areas: Human resources, management and procurement

Current vacancies

Selected vacancies are available in English. For further vacancies, please visit our German job market.

The male form is only used throughout the Audi career website in describing the programmes we have to offer so that texts are easier to read. It goes without saying that all of the programmes are open to both sexes.